Category Archives: investing

Your Most Important Savings Mechanism

Saving for retirement is hard. luckily for most people in the US there is a tax advantaged way of contributing that requires little to no work from your self. If you work for a large employer in the US there … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo or Bust

I have been looking at some Monte Carlo simulations this week. For those unfamiliar with them, they allow you to take your portfolio and input factors such as withdrawal rates, inflation and portfolio make up. The software then runs something … Continue reading

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Mitigating Risk

As mentioned a couple of weeks back the best way of spreading risk within a stock portfolio is to buy an index fund, which will likely contain several hundred stocks and track an index such as the S&P 500. However … Continue reading

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September Financial Update

We are into October already! Last quarter of the year, so I thought it would be a good idea to see how the market did in the last month and quarter and also how we did.

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Active vs Passive Fund Management

When investing money you have a choice you can have it invested actively or passively. Active management means handing your money over to an investment or fund manager who will routinely buy and sell individual stocks in order to hopefully … Continue reading

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